April Crowell

About April Crowell

AOBTA Certified Instructor & Practitioner Certified Holistic Nutritionist (CHN) Diplomate, Asian Bodywork Therapy (Dipl. ABT NCCAOM) Amma Therapy, Integral Asian Medicine, Holistic Nutrition & Herbs. Inspiration and education for healthy and sustainable living. I have been practicing and teaching since 1994. I maintain my private therapy practice in Boise, Idaho. I offer classes and consultations online.

Clearing Sinus Congestion

If you've ever had a treatment with me,  you've likely smelled the wonderful, clearing Kwan Loong or other oils we use during treatment. Besides soothing sore muscles the fragrances [...]

By |2020-09-13T23:11:56+00:00September 13th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

The Bitter Flavor – Digital Poster

Bitter - The Flavor of the Fire Element The first in my series of 5 Flavors Posters is now available.  Chinese medicine’s energetic approach to food categorizes all foods [...]

Autumn–Eating With The Seasons

Eating in Autumn Autumn corresponds to the Metal element in the 5 Element theory of Asian (Chinese) medicine and rules the Lungs and Colon.    To embrace Autumn choose [...]

Autumn’s Energetics–The Season Of The Metal Element

Autumn's arrival shifts the Qi that had been expanding outward (Yang) in the Summer to begin to shift inward (Yin).  We glide through Late Summer at the equinox and [...]

By |2020-09-11T18:19:43+00:00September 11th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, Autumn, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons|0 Comments

April’s Online Autumn Special

April's Online Autumn Special Autumn is coming and we are in an unprecedented time.   As tired as we may be of Covid-19, it is still a significant threat and [...]

By |2020-09-14T00:18:07+00:00September 11th, 2020|Announcements, BLOGS, Specials|0 Comments

The Energetics Of Pumpkin Pie Spice

Autumn is here which means pumpkins and pumpkin pie spice.  So what makes up the sweet warm combination that spice lovers seem to lose their collective minds over each [...]

Pumpkin Pie Spice

Pumpkin pie spice is simply a mixture of our most beloved warming, sweet spices. It's fantastically simple to put together yourself whether you use ready ground herbs or grind them yourself.

By |2020-09-06T13:48:03+00:00September 6th, 2020|0 Comments

Concerns About The Coronavirus – And When I Can Treat Again

April's Update - September 11, 2020 I will rest my hands a little longer.  As tired as we may be of Covid-19, it is still a significant threat and [...]

By |2020-09-11T18:30:59+00:00September 1st, 2020|Announcements, Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|Comments Off on Concerns About The Coronavirus – And When I Can Treat Again

Grapes! Understanding The Energetics Of Grapes

Summer is surrendering to Late Summer and Autumn. The grapes are ripening for harvest. As a child on my grandparent's small farm, I delighted in this season. The chill air [...]

Bodacious Borscht

Vibrant in color and flavor, borscht is a classic middle European soup with nearly as many variations on the recipe as there are languages in [...]

By |2020-08-31T17:05:43+00:00August 30th, 2020|0 Comments
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